A CPA who is licensed to practice in Oregon, Cimiluca-Radzins launched Kalogia last year with a simple goal: to help entrepreneurs, startups and rapidly growing companies reach financial freedom. READ MORE →
The online six-week course, dubbed the Green Accounting Firm Startup Training Program, launched this month and participants will learn everything from the unique pain points facing cannabis CEOs to the basics of compliance and licensing. The idea is to help other accountants move into the industry. READ MORE →
As a CPA in Colorado, Jim Marty saw a need for a large, sophisticated accounting firm to handle the booming cannabis industry. As a result, he designed his Longmont, Co.-based firm, Bridge West CPAs – focused solely on cannabis clients – to be acquired. And as it turned out, his plan and the timing were excellent.
But let’s back up a bit: In 2009, Marty, who already had a successful traditional CPA firm with a staff of 10 and nearly 1,000 clients, decided to accept cannabusinesses into his clientele. READ MORE →
Cannabis CPAs who are entering this booming industry usually need to figure out how to structure their practice: Do they focus exclusively on cannabusinesses? Just create a new niche industry practice and hope their clients won’t raise eyebrows? Or, create a separate entity within an already established firm?